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Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm PDT
responding to mitt romney's foreign policy speech, the interview is the highest ranking woman in the history of the pentagon. very excited for this interview. that's straight ahead. >>> okay. chart imitates life. this is what we have been spending on our military over time. this is the base budget for the pentagon. the website posted this today. the first spike, that's military spending going up, going way up for the korean war and then you see it comes back down again. the second spike, that's military spending going way up for the vietnam war and then it comes back down again. the third spike, that's the cold war, giant arm's race buildup and the soviet union starts to collapse into 1991 and our post-cold war spending comes back down. then the terrorist attack in september 2001 and the spending goes back up. the reason this does not show it going through the roof is because for the whole bush administration they did not count the spending on the wars in iraq and afghanistan as if it were defense spending. they did it as an emergency so this is just the base defense budget. this just shows
Oct 9, 2012 1:00am PDT
. >>> the interview tonight responding to mitt romney's foreign policy speech, the interview is the highest ranking woman in the history of the pentagon. very excited for this interview. that's straight ahead. stay with us. [ heart beating, monitor beeping ] woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. >>> okay. chart imitates life. this is what we have been spending on our military over time. this is the base budget for the pentagon. the website posted this today. the first spike, that's military spending going up, going way up for the korean war and then you see it comes back down again. the second spike, that's military spending going way up for the vietnam war and then it comes back down again. the third spike, that's the cold war, giant ar
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
allies. mitt romney took his cues from foreign aid from rick perry. >> one of the things we have to do with our foreign aid commitments, the ongoing foreign aid commitments, you start everything at zero. a new strategy is to keep things deliberately vague. this week marks the 11th year of the war in afghanistan. romney took heat for not mentioning afghanistan during his convention speech. but the new mitt romney finally has a position on the war. >> in afghanistan i'll pursue a real and successful transition to afghan security forces by the end of 2014. >> that just happens to be the exact same position of the current president of the united states. this guy named barack obama. romney didn't offer any additional specifics, so it's hard to tell if he has really any disagreement with the president over afghanistan. the same goes for iran. >> i'll put the leaders of iran on notice that the united states and our friends and allies will prevent them from acquiring nuclear weapons capability. >> if you believe the new mitt romney, he's going to prevent iran from getting a nuclear weapon. pre
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
romney's foreign policy speech, the interview is the highest ranking woman in the history of the pentagon. very excited for this interview. that's straight ahead. stay with us. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung function. get your first full prescription free and save on refills at >>> okay. chart imitates life. this is what we have b
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in romney's foreign policy attacks? >> the biggest problem mitt romney has is not debating the president, it's debating himself. this is all consistency of a split pea soup. is he for mission creep and won't set an end date. he's on every side of his foreign policy position but even worse than that, even worse than the whole who is advising him question, his basic world view is outlined in his foreign policy speech today is, you're with us or against us. does that sound familiar? the world is divided into liberty and tire ran knee. it's a more knew wants world, post 9/11 world. if you think they can be divided equally between tyranny. >> listen to this. >> recommit america to the goal of a democratic prosperous palestinian state living side by side in peace and security with the jewish state of israel. >> what struck me about that is in the secret tape that is going public where he taked about the 47%, he that negotiations won't work. let me show you this. >> the palestinians wanting to see peace any way and committed to the destruction and i say there is no way. you move things along the be
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
in virginia slamming mitt romney's foreign policy credentials ahead of romney's speech on foreign policy this morning. the obama camp claims romney's overseas trips have been reckless and amateurish. >>> the bronx bombers bats woke up in the ninth. the yankees scored five runs in the final frame to beat the orioles. take a 1-0 lead in the division series. in the national league the cincinnati reds are one win away from playing the pennant. crushed the giants behind pitcher bronson arroyo. he gave up just a sill hit in seven innings. >> anything -- >> won the world series in 2004 and 2007 -- >> just has to work it in, no matter what. what about the red sox? >> won in 2004 and 2007. >> so long ago. >> i know. >> 2004. >> yeah. i think i had 16 children in between them. >> come on. >> his kids think they win every year. >> they don't know. i told them they won the world series again this year. >> our team michael is with us, editor and chief of global, easy for me to say, the political director for russell simmons, ryan lizza is back, washington correspondent for "the new yorker"
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
-raisers, his republican challenger mitt romney is getting ready to unveil his vision for foreign policy in a speech in lexington, virginia. here's a portion of his speech. it goes like this, they sent us excerpts earlier. general marshall once said he is going to say, the only way human beings can win a war is to prevent it. those words were true in his time and they still echo in ours. want to get to tara walsh, the senior communications adviser for the romney campaign. nice to see you. thanks for talking with us. >> hi, soledad. good morning. absolutely. >> so we know having read some of these excerpts that have been sent out by the campaign that governor romney's going to focus on israel, he's going to focus on the palestinian territories and no big surprise, he's going to focus on iran. why don't you spell out for me exactly what governor romney's position is when it comes to iran? >> well, listen, governor romney is going to clearly spell out the choice that there is this election, particularly when it comes to foreign policy and all of the unrest that is happening in the middle ea
Oct 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
presidential candidate, mitt romney. he is scheduled to give a recall of a major address on foreign policy. we'll have that for you when it gets underway. it is scheduled for 11:20 eastern and we will have that for you on c-span. right now, a preview of the speech from this morning's "washington journal." host: we want to talk a little bit about this speech today. thank you for joining us. what does mitt romney have to do in this speech? what sort of expectations are built up? guest: this will be romney's foreign-policy speech. it is clearly pretty late in the game for him to be delivering a speech like this. early voting has started in the number of states. he wants to continue some of the momentum he built up last week's debate. it's a chance for him to make a clear contrast between himself and the president. more importantly, it's another chance for his campaign to show that there is more of a choice between him and obama and less of a referendum. when romney pick his running mate this summer, there was a sense that this would be a chance for him to outline things for his own and have a pol
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at mitt romney's foreign policy speech yesterday and the role that issue is playing in the presidential election from today's "washington journal.". >> host: editor-in-chief at foreign policy. thanks for coming in this morning. >> guest: thanks for having me. >> host: mitt romney made his foreign policy speech yesterday. did you hear anything new? >> guest: this was an important speech for mitt romney. i think the third important foreign policy speech he made of the campaign. people are paying a lot more attention now that we're in days and weeks of the election. so i think it was an important moment for him. really what he is trying to do is what challengers are always trying to do when it comes to foreign policy. he is not outlining how he would run the country, how he would project american power in the world so much as continuing to draw contrasts with barack obama. i'm reminded of that old line. campaigns are all about accentuating small differences and emphasizing the heck out of them. i think that is little bit what we saw yesterday. . . and of course there's the classic republic
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is from russia, not president for the united states. host: we will hear mitt romney's views on foreign policy. we will show that to you in another 10 minutes or so. your thoughts on the race so far, two are democrats line. -- to our democrats' line. caller: i am a political psychoanalyst from the bureau from california. i just called the dnc and told them i wanted to make a point. i think the president does not know, internally, that there are things going on that he does not know about. i told them that -- host: what specifically? what kind of things? caller: a lot of people think the president is no more than a postal mail clerk. he needs to tell the people in the debates that he is on top of what is going on internally. i told the dnc to tell him that he needs to tell the people that he knows what he is doing. i kind of think that he thinks everything is going smoothes, -- smooth, when it may not be. he needs to tell the people that he knows what he is doing. president nixon said, "i am the president, and what i say goes." host: president obama would get another turn at a debate. th
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
: there is harsh criticism for the president's foreign policy and governor romney saying that the president's leadership has failed. we'll talk about that with former new york city mayor rudy giuliani our guest, next. >> america's security and the cause of freedom can not afford four more years leak the last four years hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. martha: fox news alert for you on this tuesday morning. jerry sandusky will learn his fate any moment now. the sentencing for the former penn state assistant football coach is now underway. he is 68 years old. he faces hundreds of years in prison. an expected life sentence but he is still claiming his innocence in these cases, releasing this recorded state on the eve of his sentencing. >> why didn't we have a fair opportunity to prepare for trial? why have so many people suffered as a result of false allegations? what's the purpose? maybe it wil
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, to that point, you wrote in krur column today about romney's foreign policy speech yesterday and you detailed some of the many dramatic changes in position in foreign policy that he's taken over the course of this campaign. you wrote in part, scrubbing one's brain clean of previous positions has been mitt romney stock and trade, in fact, his foreign policy speech monday to the virginia military institute was one long gargle and rinse of the candidates' previous positions. the upcoming debates are going to have a foreign policy focus. do you think that the speech yesterday actually opened him up to a line of attack from the president? >> well, to some extent, but, look. i don't think this election even as we look at it four weeks from now is going to be about foreign policy. it will be maybe about the changes in position. will it be about the changes in position on the 47% and on taxes and on other things? also, the brainwashing has occurred over a period of time. he didn't just fundamentally come out yesterday and chuck everything. he was evolving towards these new positions, which may contin
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
on foreign policy. we have our hands on a copy of his planned remarks. governor romney saying in part, quote, i know the president hopes for a safer, freer and more prosperous middle east allied with the united states. i share this hope but hope is not a strategy. that address is set for 11:20 eastern. we'll have much more on that coming up later on this show. >> certainly will. ann romney introducing governor romney, her husband at his event yesterday. she is happy that the presidential debate gave americans a chance to see her husband for the man she knows and loves. >> one thing i appreciated more than anything else at the con veges and at the debate a chance for the american people, what chance they got to see my husband as i see him. a good and decent person. [cheers and applause] that throughout his life has exhibited his care for others, and now we're going to get a chance for him to really care for others because we're going to have the chance to see him get people back to work again. [cheers and applause] bill: we're going to get the chance to see ann romney a bit later this week. m
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
the president is, and that's been sort of part of the romney pitch so far on foreign policy toward iran. this is tricky, bill, because when you do that you have a war wary nation. we've been through the adventure in iraq which people grew very tired of and has been brought to a conclusion, how good of a conclusion remains to be seen. we've got the situation in afghanistan, which is either bad or not so bad depending on who you're listen to, but which has also been going on for a longtime and the president wants to get us out of here. americans are suspicious of foreign adventures. every time you talk about using force the word war comes to mind and people don't like wars you have to be very careful doing that. and romney has a fine line to walk. bill: he is going to say, i. the hopes for a safer middle east allied with the united taeuts, i share this hope but hope is not a strategy. couple that now with what he has said on the trail for a month. go out and find somebody who voted for the president four years ago and try to change their mind. with that now we have this ad ad that is airi
Oct 8, 2012 2:00pm PDT
international partners around the world. i mean, the speech today by mitt romney about foreign policy was a joke. it has been already panned by so many who actually know what they're talking about. this is the same guy who couldn't even go to the olympics in london and do that right insulting our good friends and our great partner in the uk. so let's talk about the substance of what it takes to run the united states of america, the most powerful country in the world, and not about, you know, style points at a debate. this is a real job here, and you have to be focused and know what in the world you're doing. >> so your criticizing us for criticizing the campaign debate? okay. let's move on. >> i think the american public wants to hear about the candidates. >> i agree with your main point. let's go back, the obama campaign released this ad over the weekend going after romney's plan on taxes. let's watch the campaign ad that was put out. >> this was dishonest. >> i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. >> romney is being dishonest here, too. >> i a cording to an independent nonport stan study,
Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm EDT
republican challenger and republican presidential candidate mitt romney delivers a foreign policy speech at the virginia military institute. >> here's tonight's moderator, steve prosinski. >> good evening and welcome to tonight's u.s. senate debate by billings gazette communication. i'm steve prosinski, editor of the gazette. between denny rehberg and senator john tester a democrat. three veteran montana voters will ask questions. montana public broadcasting and c-span are broadcasting tonight's debate. yellowstone public radio are broadcasting our forum also and the gazette is streaming it live on each candidate will have one minute to answer a question then the other candidate we have one minute to respond. each candidate will have two minutes for a closing statement. before we go to the questions, we all ask you hold your applause until off the closing comments. we're all here to listen to them, not each other. please respect them by holding your applause until the debate has ended thank you. now to the question. we'll start with a question for senator tester. you'll ha
Oct 9, 2012 3:00am PDT
on ohio in a big way. andrea mitchell, before we get to mitt romney's foreign policy speech yesterday which we want to focus on, are you surprised at all by the changes in these numbers? >> not all that surprised. i am surprised by the extent of the change in the women's numbers in michigan. >> i am. >> but i talked to a congresswoman in colorado, the morning after and she as a strong obama supporter was really disappointed that he had not raised women's issues in that debate. to say what you pointed out earlier, mika, he did not project the kind of likability to any of the audience, including women, of course. so she was disappointed. i asked what she thought had happened and she said, well, i don't know, he didn't ask me for advice. so a lot of his supporters, including strong women, members of congress were not at all happy about not going after what they perceived to be mitt romney's vulnerabilities. >> right. >> and it seems as though the trend is going in mitt romney's direction as joe just said. and how ironic is it that the only way to break that momentum right now, the fastes
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
. later today, mitt romney will make what is being billed as a major foreign-policy speech at the virginia military institute in lexington, virginia. campaign advisers are positing a speech stark contrasts the president's view. what do you want the governor to talk about in his speech today? what kind of issues do you think need more attention from the candidates on the campaign trail? if you are a republican, give us a call. for republicans, 202-585-3881. for democrats, 202-585-3880. for democrats, 202-585-3880. for independents, 202-585-3882. you can also catch up with us on a all your social media platforms. twitter, facebook, and e-mail good morning to you on this october 8. we want to start with that foreign policy speech that mitt romney is getting ready to make today. here are the headlines from "the washington times." read to you a little bit from the story, "mitt romney on monday will accuse the obama administration of fundamentally misunderstanding the threat of radical islam." host: that address is coming up at 11:20 today. we want to know what you think these can
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am PDT
romney delivers what his campaign is calling a major foreign policy speech in virginia. yesterday, he was in florida, a key swing state. late their week, the running mates duke it out in their debate. joe biden and paul ryan face off in the only vice presidential debate in kentucky. and a new poll by the university of denver, where last week's presidential debate was held, gives president obama a slight edge over mitt romney in colorado, a key swing state. 47% to 43%. paul steinhauser joins us live now. what do you make of all this? >> reporter: the new poll numbers. those are pretty much in line, john, with what we saw prior to the debate. other polls conducted in colorado, as you mentioned, a key battleground state, where the president had a slight edge, same story. this new university of denver poll. among independents, the president has a double-digit lead. when are we going to see more polls? you're going to see a bunch over the next 48 hours the next couple of days leading up to the vice presidential debate. a bunch of major organizations, including cnn, are in the field right n
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
the last four years. paul, like i said, the romney campaign is billing this as a major foreign policy address. but in a sounds somewhat similar to what we're hearing on the trail. >> reporter: it is similar. you've seen mitt romney criticizing the president on foreign policy. mitt romney gave a big foreign policy speech. he didn't attack the president because it was the 11th anniversary of the horrible attacks on the united states. but that night, with the attacks on the u.s. embassy in libya and egypt, mitt romney went on the attack against the president and that backfired. that's why you're going to see a more aggressive mitt romney. he gave a preview on the campaign trail in florida. >> we face a time when there's tumult in the middle east and other parts of the world. and people are asking, where's america? where's american leadership? this is a critical time. if we were to re-elect president obama, i don't think we'd measure up to the test of time. >> reporter: that was from the campaign trail in virginia on friday. remember the last presidential debate is on foreign policy. our
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Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
a major foreign policy address by mitt romney today. it comes as the united states is sitting by the taliban. doug is live in dc with the preview of what he's going to say today. doug? >> good morning. this is the romney campaign trying to set the agenda and be more aggressive, especially in the wake of the debate that a lot of people thought mitt romney won. look how close this race is getting. through four key swing states, all within the margin of error, little doubt as to why the romney campaign would choose this last one, virginia, to deliver this big foreign policy address today. romney is probably going to touch on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya last month. he may get into the ongoing crisis in syria, iran's nuclear ambition u name it. there is also afghanistan with the war there now entering its 12th year and almost on cue, we're hearing from the taliban with new reports this morning that they are mocking u.s. foreign policy, saying u.s. and nato forces are preparing to flee afghanistan in disgrace. romney is expected to call the withdrawal of u.s. force has
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
'm gretchen carlson. mitt romney says mr. president, hope is not astrut ski. that will be part of his foreign policy plan. he's about to announce more. >> pete: gretchen, forget 7.1%. this may be the real unemployment rate. so how is the number being manipulated? donald trump joins us. >> steve: we all know the classic film "the godfather." >> i'm going to make an offer you can't refuse. >> steve: but imagine if you were the daughter of a real life godfather. daughter of vincent, the chin s give us a glimpse into real mob life live this hour. fox "fox & friends" hour 2 live for columbus day kicks off. >> gretchen: good morning, everyone. peter is in today for brian. >> pete: how are you? nice to be here. >> steve: good morning. it is columbus day and did you realize that we have got within a few blocks of us where we're sitting now, the largest celebration in the world of italian american culture? it kicks off with a parade, there's a mass. >> pete: it's a great parade. >> steve: brian kilmeade, half italian, is taking the whole day off. >> gretchen: yes. i'm not sure he's marching in the par
Oct 6, 2012 1:00pm PDT
soon. >> all right. >>> coming up, mitt romney is about to make a major foreign policy speech. is this the time to take the focus off the economy? we'll look at that issue with our brain trust. yes, they're back, and they're fired up. they're coming back next. [ female announcer ] caroline penry began using olay total effects in 2001. and one wedding, 2 kids, 43 bottles of olay total effects many birthdays later, still looks amazing. thanks to the trusted performance of olay. still looks amazing. and get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. but hurry, sleep train's inventory clearance sale ends columbus day. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> with the first debate in the books, the two campaigns are preparing for the next big moment. for mitt romney, it is going to be a major foreign policy speech scheduled for monday morning at the virginia military institute. back with us are perry bacon jr., jennifer rubin and tara mcginnis making up our brain trust panel today. do you agree with the romney's decision to shift the focus to foreign policy, particul
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Oct 8, 2012 10:00am PDT
campaign had been hammering governor romney as an unqualified mess on foreign policy. but from the minute he took the stage he attempted to tackle a variety of issues and made clear his vision on the global foreign policy. >> our embassies why been attacked, our flag have been burned. these mobs hoisted the black banner of islamic extremism over the embassies on 9/11. as the dust settles and the murdered are buried americans have asked how this happened, how the threats we face have grown worse and what this calls america to do. these are the right questions and i have come here today to offer a perspective on these recent tragic events and share with you and all americans my vision for a freer, more prosperous and more peatful world. megyn: campaign carl cameron is on the road in virginia in the romney campaign bus? is that where you are, carl? report report head fort shenandoah international airport. mr. romney's speech today started in its formulation about three weeks ago after the u.s. consulate in benghazi was attacked when republicans across the country began to think the president
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Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, having no foreign policy. this is about distractions. [talking over each other] >> mitt romney has acted more like a president for calling the attacks were it was. only after two weeks did it come down to the white house saying that it was so. megyn: they came out and said that colonel wood was not part of the security assessment in benghazi. that is where the attack took place. he was in tripoli. that means he was unfamiliar with the local situation in benghazi. he claims, however, that our ambassador was likely stationed in tripoli and the two of them met every day. he was only in benghazi for that one trip. so he was familiar with the ambassador's concerns and so on and so forth. in the days and weeks, we will see this play out. the bipartisan group in the senate as a return date, asking for the information about the post date of the election. it is not necessarily all politics. thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. megyn: well, when abigail fischer did not get into the university of texas, for her slot going to a less qualified candidate. this week, her argument as to the supreme
Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> thank you so much for being here. >> thank you. when we come back, mitt romney foreign policy adviser dan senor. >> this is big. >> joins us on set. dan is back. >> do you think he's going to be gloating? >> i'm excited. >> do you think dan will gloat? >> i think dan better be very, very careful. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] feeling like a shadow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at [ laughs ] hey! i needed to lose weight right in my hands. sophomore year started weight watchers online, the weight started coming off. ahh! oh my gosh! [ laughs ] we're college kids, we go out all the time. having my food track
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
strategy in a "wall street journal" op-ed this weekend. the campaign says romney will give a major foreign policy speech this week. romney is taking his message to the air waves. >> i think they want to do their best to keep the people of america from understanding exactly what happened. we expect candor, we expect transparency, particularly to terrorism. >> it's hard to understand how mitt romney thinks this strategy is going to work. romney was hammered for his initial response to the attack in the middle east. he blamed the president for sympathizing with protesters. romney is a 14-point disadvantage for terrorist issues. romney can't pick a strategy and stick with it. the campaign, they used to be all about jobs. the romney slogan was obama isn't working. but then all of a sudden, the campaign was about obama care and the slogan was "repeal and replace." then that didn't work so romney moved on to we did build that. while republicans spent a night at their own convention talking about the new strategy, but that didn't work either. so recently they went with "are you better than off tha
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Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. then the one, the president and mitt romney. this time foreign-policy. right nearby year. outside the city. new york.
Oct 8, 2012 2:05am EDT
with 29 days left to go in the the election. mitt romney delivers a major foreign policy speech in virginia today after spending the weekend drawing huge crowds in florida, and president obama is in california where last night he poked fun at his lack luster debate performance last week. he gave a nod to the performance at a star-studded event included stevie wonder and katy perry. >> they perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> the president is expected to raise more than $9 million during his two-day swing through california. >> and mitt romney has a big day. expected to elaborate a little more on his foreign policy, and he will speak to fill in more details as to that plan that he laid out a couple weeks ago, but that's going to happen around 11:00 eastern. >> and only 29 days left to go. but you have to wonder, too, with the 67 million people watching that debate, the race has gotten fighter and it's a fight to the finish. two weeks ago it was looking bad and bleak for romney and it is amazing how the wind has changed and romney has the wind at
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